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James Strang

James Jesse Strang was an American religious leader, politician and self-proclaimed monarch. In 1844 he claimed to have been appointed to be the successor of Joseph Smith as leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a faction of the Latter Day Saint movement. Strang testified that he had possession of a letter from Smith naming him as his successor, and furthermore reported that he had been ordained to the prophetic office by an angel. His... Read More

BornJames Jesse Strang
March 21, 1813
Scipio, New York, United States
DiedJuly 9, 1856 (aged 43)
Voree, Wisconsin, United States


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